Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is one of the most severe complications of fertility medication. Because Artificial fertilization technique was well-developed in last two decades, OHSS was never documented in ancient Chinese medicine books.Here we brief on the case of a 36 year-old pregnant women who presented intense Ascites, with weight gain, chest tightness, breathlessness,nausea and bloating.
After one month TCM treatment using Long-Dan-Xie-Gan and Yin Chen Hao formulas, acupuncture, cupping, and herbal fumigation once daily, the ascites subsided and symptoms were relieved, also her D-dimer decreased from 1400 to 260(μg/ml).
TCM Day-Care-therapy can give an intensive treatment and follow up. Clinical doctor might considered a viable and acceptable treatment option for patients who suffer from severe disease.